Metre vs Feet - What's the difference?

metre | feet |


As a verb metre

is .

As a noun feet is

(foot).

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metre

English

(wikipedia metre)

Alternative forms

* meter

Etymology 1

From (etyl)

Noun

  • (en noun)
  • The basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI: Système International d'Unités). It is equal to (approximately 39.37) imperial inches.
  • * 1797 , The Monthly magazine and British register , No. 3
  • The measures of length above the metre' are ten times ... greater than the ' metre .
  • * 1873 , The Young Englishwoman , April
  • A dress length of 8 metres of the best quality costs 58 francs.
  • * 1928 , The Observer , April 15
  • The 12-metre yachts ... can be sailed efficiently with four paid hands.
    Usage notes
    * This, rather than meter'', is the spelling adopted by the chose to use ''meter in accordance with the United States Government Printing Office Style Manual.
    Synonyms
    * m
    Derived terms
    * cubic metre * metrology * metric * metre per second * square metre
    See also
    *

    Verb

    (metr)
  • (British, rare)
  • Usage notes
    The standard spelling of the verb meaning to measure'' is meter''' throughout the English-speaking world. The use of the spelling ' metre for this sense (outside music and poetry) is possibly mis-spelling.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) metrum, from (etyl) See

    Noun

  • (en noun) (British, Canada)
  • The rhythm or measure in verse and musical composition.
  • Verb

    (metr)
  • (poetry, music) To put into metrical form.
  • See also
    * metronome * metric *

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    feet

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (foot).
  • :
  • *
  • *:There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=14 citation , passage=Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows, heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime. Their bases were on a level with the pavement outside, a narrow way which was several feet lower than the road behind the house.}}
  • (lb) Fact; performance; feat.
  • Derived terms

    * a closed mouth gathers no feet * crow's-feet * cubic feet * drag one's feet * fall on one's feet * fall over one's feet * feet first * feet of clay * feet first * feetless * feetlong * find one's feet * flat feet * get cold feet * get one's feet wet * have one's feet on the ground * hold someone's feet to the fire * itchy feet * land on one's feet * metric feet * on one's feet * out on one's feet * put one's feet up * puppy feet * quick on his feet * six feet under * stand on one's own two feet * stocking-feet * think on one's feet * two left feet * vote with one's feet * washing of feet * See also

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